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Photo Editing & Management with Adobe Photoshop Lightroom

This course is designed for serious amateur and professional photographers who want a program that can managed their images, edit them in easy steps using industrial strength tools, and showcase their work—all in one software with intuitive interface. Photoshop Lightroom is the professional photographer’s essential toolbox from Adobe intended to process not only camera raw files from almost all digital cameras but also psd, jpeg, tiff and dng files.

What will be covered
  • Lightroom work area, panels and tools
  • Managing, sorting and classifying images
  • Editing images
  • Presenting images using slideshow
  • Utilizing the color-managed printing tool
  • Showcasing your portfolio via Web
  • Integrating LIghtroom with Photoshop
Who should attend

Serious amateur or professional photographers who are looking for software to integrate in their digital photography workflow.


To gain the most from this class, students should be familiar with Windows or Mac OS. Knowledge of Photoshop is not necessary.

What to bring

You can bring your own RAW files in a USB flash drive, or memory card (SD, CF, etc.)

Course outline
Day 1
  • What is Camera Raw? Explanation of Lightroom’s workflow
  • Explanation of Lightroom interface and workspace
  • Explanation of cataloguing in Lightroom
  • How to manage the panels in the module
  • How to import images into your Library
  • How to build Smart Previews
  • How to view, evaluate, sort, manage, classify, compare and rate your photos in the Library module
  • How to use the Toolbar and the Filmstrip
  • How to use stacking to organise your photos
  • How to create virtual copies
  • How to create keywording and add Metadata to facilitate searching of photos
  • How to use the Library Filter bar for photos searching
  • How to use Collections (Quick Collection, Regular Collection, Smart Collection, Target Collection, and Collection Set)
  • How to manage your folders to add, rename or delete photos
  • How to use Quick Develop for quick editing
Day 2
  • How to use the Navigator in the Develop module
  • How to apply existing presets and to save edits into a user’s preset
  • How to use the Snapshot to view variation in edits and to use History to review the editing process
  • How to partially adjust or edit your photos in the Develop module: • Using the tools: Crop and straighten tools • Using the Spot Removal tool • Using the Red Eye Correction tool • Using the Graduated and Radial Filters • Using the Adjustment Brush
  • Correcting or enhancing the exposure, contrast, colors of your photos using the adjustment sliders in the Basic panel
  • Using the Tone Curve for tonal adjustment and color correction
  • Using the HSL/Color sliders to change and/or tweak the original colors
  • Using the B&W sliders to convert the color photos into B&W
  • Using the Split Toning sliders to apply varying tones on the highlight and/or shadow of a monochrome images
  • How to sharpen and reduce the noise in your photos
  • How to correct the inherent defects of the lenses used to take the photo
  • How to apply post-crop vignetting and to simulate grains in your photos
  • How to use Soft-proofing.
Day 3
  • How to apply additional edit on your images using Photoshop
  • How to export your images outside of Lightroom
  • How to create a book output and saving it as PDF
  • How to produce a slideshow out of your selected images
  • How to printing selected images using a tethered printer or to save a file for external printing
  • How to creating a website that can be previewed and uploaded
  • How to using Map module to read existing tags, to tag untagged photos or to save locations
  • How to edit video files
Comments from participants
I liked the hands-on training. Mr. Miranda was very approachable and helpful with questions.— Angela Panlilio
Now, we can "intelligently" organize our library of photos and edit them at the best quality possible and present a portfolio that's real and at the same time remarkably creative.— Rowena G. Bumanlag (Philippine Carabao Center National Headquarter & Gene Pool)
I liked the info on the great uses of the software. I really appreciate the learning I got.— Meicholo Ravago (Bureau of Internal Revenue)
What I liked most were the new features and the knowledge that will help me organize my photos.— Winston Delos Reyes (Meralco)
All the topics that we have covered in the course are awesome.— Chrissalyn Marcelo (Philippine Carabao Center National Headquarter & Gene Pool)
It was a very full three days. Mr. Jun was very enthusiastic about the subject. He keep the class moving at a good pace, answered all of our questions thoroughly.— Anonymous


  • Aug 14–16 (Mon to Wed)
  • Oct 16–18 (Mon to Wed)

9 AM to 5 PM


PhP 7,595 (USD 190)

Includes materials, lunch and snacks.

Be sure to read the Registration Info before registering.


Note: Your seat is not confirmed until we receive a 50 percent down payment.

Course Date(s)

Deposit payment at your nearest Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC) branch, in the name of Philippine Center for Creative Imaging, S/A 1-249-91545-5. Fax deposit slip to 892-5281 with your name and class details. Surrender deposit slip on first day of class to get official receipt.

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